Ex-Episcopal bishop pleads guilty for deadly drunk-driving accident

Ex-Episcopal bishop pleads guilty for deadly drunk-driving fatality
An ex-Episcopal bishop in Maryland gets sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to texting and intoxicated driving in a hit-and-run accident that killed a cyclist, according to her attorney. Heather Cook, 58, the first female bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, pleaded guilty one day before she was to stand trial on charges of vehicular homicide, drunken driving, texting while driving and leaving the scene of a fatal accident, according to attorney.
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Authorities verify death at Bangor Raceway
BANGOR, Maine —– A mishap including a beginning gate car asserted the life of a Bangor Raceway employee on Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for the company that has the track. The death occurred quickly after 2 p.m. on the oval racetrack at Bass Park, and the occurrence remains under examination. An internal examination has actually been introduced, and Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway authorities are complying with Bangor police and fire workers and Maine State Police, according to
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Dog that bit 8-year-old child deemed unsafe
BUNNELL —— Flagler County commissioners overturned a hearing review board officer’s recommendation today and concluded a pet that assaulted and bit 8-year-old Rickey Westfall in the face in July should be considered harmful. The 4-1 vote to categorize Bacchus, a 2-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, as a dangerous animal came throughout a quasi-judicial hearing as part of the commission’s regular meeting inside the Government Services Structure in Bunnell. Commission Chairman Fran
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Bass, Others Settle Barnett Shale Royalties Suit With Chesapeake
Texas oil and gas investor Ed Bass and more than a dozen other Barnett Shale mineral rights owners settled a suit versus Chesapeake Operating Inc. for alleged underpayment of oil and gas royalties. Terms are confidential. “Our team believe the evidence was compelling on behalf of the homeowner,” said Dallas attorney Daniel Charest of Burns Charest LLP, who represented the landowners. Bass and the other property owners hold mineral rights to nearly 4,000 acres in southern Tarrant C
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